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Fieldnotes
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Fieldnotes is an SCMS project to conduct, circulate and archive interviews with pioneers of film and media studies. In addition to recognizing the contributions of key scholars, the project also aims to foster knowledge of and interest in the diverse and dynamic developments that have shaped -- and continue to shape -- our expanding field.

Fieldnotes is currently led by Chris Holmlund, with the help of a committee comprised of Haidee Wasson and Mike Zryd. It is sponsored by SCMS. It was initially funded by SCMS, the Advanced Research Team on History and Epistemology of Moving Image Study (ARTHEMIS), and the Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Société et Culture (FRQSC). We thank its founding primary investigator, Haidee Wasson (Concordia University), for her conception and design of the Fieldnotes oral history project.

If you are interested in contributing to Fieldnotes, or would like to suggest the name of an interview subject, or would just like to know more, please contact Chris Holmlund.


Fieldnotes Committee:

Chair: Chris Holmlund, University of Tennessee (2018-2020)

Haidee Wasson, Concordia University Montreal
Mike Zryd, York University


 

The Interviews
(in alphabetical order by interviewee)



Richard Abel
interviewed by Donald Crafton

Rick Altman
interviewed by Corey Creekmur
 
Dudley Andrew
interviewed by Timothy Corrigan
  

Charles Ramirez Berg
interviewed by Mary Beltrán
 
 
David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson
interviewed by Charlie Keil
  
 
Edward Buscombe
interviewed by Toby Miller

John Caldwell
interviewed by Lisa Parks

Francesco Casetti
interviewed by Luca Caminati
  

John Caughie
interviewed by Haidee Wasson

Wendy Chun
interviewed by Kara Keeling


Timothy Corrigan
interviewed by Patricia White
  

Donald Crafton
interviewed by Nicholas Sammond
  

Mary Ann Doane
interviewed by Patrice Petro
  

Richard Dyer
interviewed by Barbara Klinger

Thomas Elsaesser
interviewed by Patrice Petro
  

Seth Feldman
interviewed by Janine Marchessault
  

Lucy Fischer
interviewed by Paula Massood
  

Jane Gaines
interviewed by Shelley Stamp
  

André Gaudreault
interviewed by Dudley Andrew

Barry Grant
interviewed by Seth Feldman
  

Claudia Gorbman
interviewed by Caryl Flinn
  

Tom Gunning
interviewed by Scott Curtis

Michele Hilmes
interviewed by Neil Verma

E. Ann Kaplan
interviewed by Krin Gabbard
  

Gertrud Koch
interviewed by Robin Curtis
  

Annette Kuhn
interviewed by Catherine Grant
  

 

Akira Mizuta Lippit
interviewed by Anirban Baishya

Marcia Landy
interviewed by Luca Caminati

Ana Lopez
interviewed by Cristina Venegas

Scott MacDonald
interviewed by Joan Hawkins

Gina Marchetti
interviewed by Stephanie DeBoer

Laura Marks
interviewed by Peter Limbrick

Laura Mulvey
interviewed by Catherine Grant


Charles Musser
interviewed by J.D. Connor
  

Hamid Naficy
interviewed by Kaveh Askari
  

Lisa Nakamura
interviewed by Alexander Cho

James Naremore
interviewed by Jake Smith
  

Horace Newcomb
interviewed by Alisa Perren


Constance Penley
interviewed by Elena Gorfinkel
  

Ted Perry
interviewed by Christian Keathley

Dana Polan
interviewed by Haidee Wasson

Rick Prelinger
interviewed by Charles R. Acland


Michael Renov
interviewed by Patricia Zimmermann

B. Ruby Rich
interviewed by Amy Villarejo
  

Ellen Seiter
interviewed by Leah Aldridge

Vivian Sobchack
interviewed by Kathleen McHugh

Lynn Spigel
interviewed Elana Levine

Janet Staiger
interviewed by Charles Acland
  

Graeme Turner
interviewed by Serra Tinic

Thomas Waugh
interviewed by Damon Young

Linda Williams
interviewed by Tom Waugh
  

 

Brian Winston
interviewed by Patricia Zimmermann

Patricia Zimmermann
interviewed by Hend Alawadhi

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